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Young pup learns the truth: It’s a zoo out there

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: July 13, 2020 4:00 AM CT | Published: July 13, 2020 4:00 AM CT

North, a 1-year-old golden retriever, wears a bright yellow cape as he makes the rounds at the Memphis Zoo where curator Courtney Janney is training him to be a Canine Companions assistance dog.


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Michael Waddell

Michael Waddell is a native Memphian with more than 20 years of professional writing and editorial experience, working most recently with The Daily News and High Ground News.

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